A Video Atlas of Neuromuscular Disorders
By: Aziz Shaibani (author)Paperback
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The first real cases video atlas of neuromuscular disorders that is supplemented with multiple-choice questions, and updates on the illustrated topics. It is easy to search and read. It is perfect for preparation to the neurology and neuromuscular boards and an excellent way to update the experts. By replacing the descriptive text with vivid illustrative videos, the reader will have more time to face the intellectual challenges of these cases instead of trying to build a mental picture of these cases first. Short and well-edited video clips from real clinic stories supplemented with challenging multiple choice questions, provides an excellent way to bridge the gap between overflow of information and short attention span. The chapters are arranged according the symptoms instead of diseases, yet, diseases are listed in the index if one wants to see all videos relevant to a specific disease.
Close to 300 video cases taken directly from a real neuromuscular clinic, illustrating a myriad of disorders and shedding light on their diagnosis, and treatment and giving updates about many of them provides an invaluable approach that should benefit any one who is interested in neuromuscular disorders which comprises more than 50% of presenting disease to general neurologists and even to general practitioners. Some rare diseases are also described, giving an opportunity for the new trainees to see them so that they can diagnosed them if they see them again which may not happen very often.
Director, Nerve and Muscle Center of Texas, Houston, Texas Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Kansas University Medical Center
Chapter 1: Gait Disorders ; Chapter 2: Ptosis ; Chapter 3: Diplopia ; Chapter 4: Ophthalmoplegia ; Chapter 5: Facial Weakness ; Chapter 6: Tongue Signs ; Chapter 7: Dysarthria ; Chapter 8: Dysphonia ; Chapter 9: Dyspnea ; Chapter 10: Weakness of the Neck Muscles ; Chapter 11: Scapular Winging ; Chapter 12: Proximal Arms Weakness ; Chapter 13: Proximal Legs Weakness ; Chapter 14: Quadriceps Weakness ; Chapter 15: Distal Arms Weakness ; Chapter 16: Distal Legs Weakness ; Chapter 17: Muscle Atrophy and Hypertrophy ; Chapter 18: Hyperreflexia ; Chapter 19: Muscle Twitching ; Chapter 20: Muscle Stiffness and cramps ; Chapter 21: Myotonia ; Chapter 22: Pseudoneurologic Syndromes ; Chapter 23: Numbness ; Chapter 24: Deformities ; Chapter 25: Fatigability ; Chapter 26: Clinical Signs ; Chapter 27: Skin Signs ; Chapter 28: EMG Findings
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